The Perks of Being a Wallflower

The Best Independent / International Films of 2012 | 21 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

When you think outside the box, it's amazing how novel and inventive your thoughts become. Same applies in film. These examples of beyond the mainstream moviemaking shine as creative and experimental entertainments.

The 2012 PopMatters Fall Film Preview - Part 1: September | 3 Sep 2012 // 5:12 PM

Things start off scattered and suspicious as some summer leftovers battle the brilliance of a select few for fine filmmaking recognition.


'The Perks of Being a Wallflower': High School Is Hard | 19 Sep 2012 // 11:49 PM

The music cues are key throughout The Perks of Being a Wallflower, adapted by director Stephen Chbosky from his own 1999 young adult novel. They define the kids as "alternative".


The 10 Best Modern YA Film Adaptations | 19 Mar 2015 // 4:00 AM

Not all YA adaptations are created equally. In fact, there are many terrible examples of the genre. On the other hand, here are a few that are pretty great.

Best Supporting Actor: Ezra Miller in 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' | 18 Dec 2012 // 12:00 AM

Last year he gained recognition for playing a very creepy teen, but this year the actor triumphs in one of 2012's sweetest movies...


For young actor Ezra Miller, ‘Perks’ and peeves | 25 Sep 2012 // 6:35 AM

LOS ANGELES — “I am incredible,” Ezra Miller told a waitress assuredly. The server didn’t bat an eyelash, jotting down the actor’s order before

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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